100 Bible Verses about God Hears Us

1 John 5:14 ESV / 134 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

Psalm 66:17-20 ESV / 94 helpful votes

I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue. If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened. But truly God has listened; he has attended to the voice of my prayer. Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 89 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

John 9:31 ESV / 81 helpful votes

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

Matthew 21:22 ESV / 69 helpful votes

And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

1 Peter 3:12 ESV / 66 helpful votes

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”

1 John 5:15 ESV / 58 helpful votes

And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

Mark 11:24 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

James 5:16 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Proverbs 15:29 ESV / 41 helpful votes

The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

James 4:3 ESV / 33 helpful votes

You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

Isaiah 59:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

John 16:24 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

1 John 4:6 ESV / 27 helpful votes

We are from God. Whoever knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 25 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

John 14:14 ESV / 22 helpful votes

If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Psalm 139:1-4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether.

Isaiah 65:24 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Before they call I will answer; while they are yet speaking I will hear.

James 1:5-8 ESV / 19 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

John 3:16 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Psalm 34:17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

Proverbs 28:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

If one turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Psalm 34:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous and his ears toward their cry.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

John 16:23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.

John 1:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Isaiah 1:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

When you spread out your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood.

Psalm 145:19 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them.

Psalm 66:18 ESV / 14 helpful votes

If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

1 John 3:22 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

1 Timothy 2:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,

Romans 5:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 15:16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

John 15:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

John 8:47 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.”

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Psalm 18:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears.

Psalm 4:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But know that the Lord has set apart the godly for himself; the Lord hears when I call to him.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

John 6:63 ESV / 11 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

2 Corinthians 12:7-10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

1 John 3:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;

2 Corinthians 5:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.

Romans 8:26 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

John 16:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Matthew 26:39 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”

Psalm 17:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

A Prayer of David. Hear a just cause, O Lord; attend to my cry! Give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit!

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

John 1:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Matthew 18:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.

Matthew 6:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Psalm 5:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.

1 Peter 3:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

James 1:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Luke 18:1-8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.’” ...

Psalm 50:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”

1 John 2:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Hebrews 4:14-16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 1:1-3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,

Romans 8:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Acts 22:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’

Acts 10:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your alms have been remembered before God.

John 14:13-14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Luke 11:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Matthew 24:44 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Psalm 10:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

O Lord, you hear the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear

1 John 5:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and God will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is sin that leads to death; I do not say that one should pray for that.

James 5:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth.

Hebrews 12:1-4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.

Romans 10:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Matthew 5:3-14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. ...

Psalm 34:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him and saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 17:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I call upon you, for you will answer me, O God; incline your ear to me; hear my words.

Revelation 20:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done.

1 John 4:1-6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already. Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world listens to them. ...

1 John 3:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

James 5:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

James 1:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.

Hebrews 7:25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.

Colossians 4:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

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